Faculty, postdocs, and graduate students may be interested in two upcoming MOOCs from CIRTL (Center for Integrated Research, Teaching and Learning). These courses are FREE, last for 8 weeks, and start September 15. Courses are composed of video lessons, peer-graded activities, discussion forums, and reference lists. Visit the links below to learn more, and to register:
An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching: Learn how to implement evidence-based teaching strategies in your university classroom as well as effective methods for assessing teaching and learning. This is an introductory course that covers the basics of evidence-based teaching.
Advancing Learning Through Evidence-Based STEM Teaching: Learn effective teaching strategies and research that supports them, and how to collect, analyze, and act upon evidence of student learning. This is an advanced course for teachers who are already familiar with evidence-based teaching but want to learn how to run a “teaching as research” project.